Published Dec. 5, 2017 4:48 PM

In conjunction with awarding International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, a ceremonious presentation of seeds from Hiroshima Peace Trees took place at the Natural History Museum in Oslo. 

Published Oct. 31, 2017 2:08 PM

The Natural History museum is renovating the entrance hall of the geological and zoological exhibitions. These exhibitions will therefore be temporarily closed for visitors, lasting from 30 October until December 27. 

The Botanical Garden, Museum Store, green houses and the exhibition at Tøyen hovedgård will be open as usual. 

Published Sep. 15, 2017 10:44 AM

Are you the new Research Director at the Natural History Museum? Apply by October 1st. 

Lotusblomsten folder seg snart ut i Victoriahuset
Published July 4, 2017 2:58 PM

The lotus is now blooming. View the spectacular flower in Victroriahuset of the Botanical Garden.

Published May 4, 2017 2:28 PM

Large-scale research project in molecular plant identification, led by NHM researcher Hugo de Boer, is granted 40 million NOK from the European Union.

Published Jan. 26, 2017 2:29 PM


Researchers from the Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, just finished describing a 144 million years old ichthyosaur from Svalbard. It is a new genus and species, published in PLOS ONE January 23rd 2017.